First Friday is Juneau’s monthly celebration of all things artistic. Here’s a look at what’s going on around town…

Alaska Brewing Company Depot
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
219 S. Franklin St.

The Depot is featuring the musical stylings of Mark Heard from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. They will be serving pumpkin porter, summer ale and snacks.

Alaska Robotics
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
220 Front St.

Adriane Honerbrink will be be showing her collection of mixed media depictions of Southeast Alaska fish species. Honerbrink says “the extraordinary role of the watershed in Southeast Alaskan culture continues to fascinate and inspire me as an underwater photographer and mixed-media artist.”

Annie Kaill’s
244 Front St.

Northwest artist Nathalie Parenteau will be Annie Kaill’s featured artist for the month of September and the First Friday guest. Nathalie lives in Whitehorse, Yukon and works as a professional artist and illustrator. Her work explores both composition and color to represent the figure in its physical environment.

Aunt Claudia’s Doll Museum
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
114 S Franklin St. (2nd Floor)

The museum will host the Northern Lights Junior Theatre organizers, promoting auditions for a musical production of THE CHRISTMAS DOLL, a story which takes place in a doll shop. The museum has free admission, custom tours of the collections with special note of the new and updated items and areas.

The Canvas
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
223 Seward St.

Canvas will have a gallery exhibit “Paper/Print,” featuring two local artists, Fumi Matsumoto and Kaki Shields. The exhibit combines their mutual interest in re-purposing common, found objects as materials for creating their art.

4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
917 Glacier Avenue

MK MacNaughton will be showing drawings and paintings to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Coppa. Stop by to see portraits of some of Coppa’s regulars and paintings of their favorite flavors.

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
118 Seward Street

GCI’s downtown store will be featuring photos of adoptable pets from the Gastineau Humane Society. Visit with a GHS representative to talk about adopting a new pet. Light refreshments will be provided.

Hearthside Books
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
254 Front St.

Dale Brandenburger, author of “Grizzly Trade” will be signing copies of his book.

4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
350 Whittier St.

The JACC will feature photography by Jordan Kendall. Kendall specializes in instant/analog photographs.

Juneau Artists Gallery
4:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Senate Mall at 175 South Franklin

Chef Stef (Stephanie Marnon) is the featured artist. Her shortbread, toffee and granola have become a favorite for tourists and locals alike. She is preparing 4 new shortbread flavors for customer testing throughout September. The favorite will be the new flavor for the holiday season.

Kindred Post
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
145 S Franklin St.

Kindred Post will celebrate their Grand Opening. The event will feature music by Gemini Waltz and Rylan Buller, a Neo-Retro photo booth installation by Adam Wood and Jordan Kendall, and localvore snacks by Chef Johnny Fishmonger.

Rainforest Yoga
5:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Emporium Mall

Rainforest Yoga will offer an hour of yoga led by Carol Race. The class is free and suitable for all skill levels.

Rainy Retreat Books
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
111 Seward St.

Author R. Phillip Ritter will be signing copies of his book “Heart of Abigail.”

The Rookery
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
111 Seward St.

The Rookery is featuring “Tributary,” by Claire Geldhof. The collection features ten installations of 1,000 paper cranes, wood and canvas. Each piece celebrates beloved people and places. The opening will also have live music by Travis Croteau.

Silverbow Bakery
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
120 2nd St.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the Forest Service is inviting the public to share favorite passages on wilderness, whether it be words from Chief Seattle, Mardy Murie, Howard Zahniser, Ed Abbey, Rachel Carson or your own musings. Up to 1-2 pages are welcome. Readers will have 3 minutes or less to recite their piece. Wilderness Art, featuring the work from artist residencies in Tracy Arm, will be displayed throughout September and October.

Trickster Company
4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
224 Front St.

The owner and artist of Trickster Company, Rico Worl, will be doing live screen printing.

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